South Coast

Head of Business Transformation

£85,000 - £110,000 Basic plus Bonus, Co car and excellent benefits

Ref: VR01295 - South Coast -

Job type:

ROLE PROFILE :Head of Business Transformation

Reporting to: CEO

department: Transformation

Role type: Head of Department


Company profile

Global automotive business. Market leading OEM and fleet service provider.


Job Summary

To lead, deliver and champion business transformation change across the business, whilst developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders.This role has responsibility for managing key projects and all aspects of implementation, such as requirement planning, design, testing and conversion.

Key Responsibilities 

Main Role and Attributes

·Define the approach and solutions to establish a culture of data-driven, agile and customer focused service design and delivery,

·Develop technology strategies aligned to future business needs,

·Assume a strategic approach to identifying and addressing skills gaps in terms of the transformation journey to ensure sound succession planning provisions;

·To promote a positive culture of empowerment, creativity, innovation, continuous improvement which challenges existing ways of working, promotes change, recognises and rewards success and has the needs of customers at its heart.

Establish a digital transformation program

·Define implementation strategy to deliver business objectives,

·Establish project team by using existing and newly recruited staff,

·Engage with software partners to plan implementation,

·Lead approval process with key stakeholders,

·Design future IT landscape including technological architecture


Manage all Business aspects of system replacement project

·Drive project goals and vision with key users,

·Ensure appropriate project governance against approved milestones, costs, risks and dependencies,

·Be hands-on in executing the transformation, including facilitating (with software supplier) business requirement workshops that align to implementation methodology defined by chosen software supplier

·Regularly update key stakeholders, including senior management team and Regional Executives

·Build stakeholder relationships & understanding of the companies business model and the future mobility & digital strategy,

·Lead change management in organisation to transition business from people to process orientation,

·Support Improvement of organisation efficiency through supporting business improvement through technology,


Direct reports:

Project/Program Manager

Business Analyst



Skills and Experience

·Experience of business operations in a Fleet Management environment

·At least 5 years’ experience as a Digital Transformation lead or business transformation lead

·Proven track record in successfully managing and implementing digital transformation project with agile project management techniques. This means managing budgets, resources, stakeholders both internal and external to deliver on time and budget,

§Experience of Sofico Miles preferred,

§Previous experience in working in large (Digital) change and transformation programmes

§Versed in big data, data analytics, robotics process automation, cloud computing, open-source, etc


Key Education/Qualifications relevant for job role

·Degree or equivalent (Technology related relevant discipline preferred)

Ideal Personal Attributes 

·Able to set a strong direction and convey a persuasive approach at all levels of the organisation,

·Confidently deal with, and influence senior managers and produce clear technical and non-technical advice on complex issues,

·Able to champion the strategic importance of a progressive and digitally enabled cultural identity which embraces business improvement,

·Proven technical understanding of legislative and industry-standard security issues and processes including data protection and business continuity principles



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